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Jan 29, 2013 3:00am PST
. well, it passed. and somebody came back to him and said hey, we want to hold you to that bet. it is time for you to smoke pot. he said i will. i will smoke a joint. that lasted for about a day. then the next day he had to say i'm going to have to step away from my bet. i'm not going to be able to fulfill it. his wife got really pissed at him. she said you have grandkids now and what kind of example do you think you're setting for your grandkids so he is not going to smoke marijuana as he promised in a bet. >> bill: what a wimp. >> totally wimped up. >> bill: the example you set for your grandkids is you obey the law. the law allows you to smoke pot. therefore i'm a law-abiding citizen. robert from marlboro, massachusetts. >> caller: good morning. >> bill: what do you think? >> caller: well, obviously the scouts, they go through a background check to be a scoutmaster. and i think exposing the youth to an alternative lifestyle will be a good thing. progressive and positive. you know, allowing gay men to become scoutmasters and active in the troops and -- will be a good thing. >> bill:
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Jan 23, 2013 3:00am PST
for beyonce's rendition and performance of the star-spangled banner. he said it was the bet i had ever heard it performed. i said that she proved that you can sing the star-spangled banner after all. maybe i have been wrong to say nobody could sing it and that she, you know, gave it new life and new meaning and then i hear the news she was faking it. a spokesperson for the marine band admitted they got word at the last minute they had it pre prerecorded and they got word at the last minute that she was going to use the prerecorded version, not the real version. i have to say, here is what it sounded like. it sounds pretty good. ♪ 0, say, can you see by the dawn's early light, what so proudly we hail did he twilight's last gleaming. >> now do i feel like a total schmuck? like a total idiot? i feel like actually i have been betrayed. i don't know about you. 866-65 press. this is a big deal for me. the problem is never as good as you think they are. as they seem. look at david individualder or others, you know. things are never what really they appear to be. i don't know. i believe and
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Jan 17, 2013 3:00am PST
cooperation between the parties. if i were a betting person, i would generally bet against gun control legislation in congress. >> bill: maybe that's one of the reasons why i think it is, the reason why the president stressed yesterday, made that point. he could not expect congress to act unless the american people really make such -- such an uproar that congress has to respond. that's happened before and the president calling on the american people yesterday to basically give congress a swift kick in the butt. >> yeah, again i don't dismiss the possibility that something could happen. i think that there are certain issues that have more resonance with the american public than others. >> bill: background check. >> the background checks. even if it's not exactly what the president is proposing here in terms of universal background check, perhaps there's some -- middle ground there that makes it -- i'm quoting his statistic i don't know this independently but he said 40% of guns are bought sort of through that gun show loophole. maybe there's a way to narrow that percentage. >> b
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Jan 3, 2013 3:00am PST
/billpress this is the "bill press show." live on your radio and current tv. >> bill: you bet it is. 33 minutes after the hour now. here we go on a beautiful thursday morning. january 3rd. happy new year, everybody. the "full court press" coming to you live from our nation's capital. brought to you today by the national education association. the good men and women of the nea under president dennis van roekel creating great public schools across this country for every student in america. you bet for more information look at their web site at nea.org. today, the day that the new congress will be sworn in. it is a day of festivity here in washington, d.c. not only the new members of the senate and the house but even the returning members, the veterans who have been here, sworn in again and then they all invite their friends and neighbors and supporters for receptions and dinners and cocktail parties and there will be nothing but parties all day today. i've been invited to several. i'm going actually this afternoon, invited to attend the swearing in receptions for our good friend senator b
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Jan 9, 2013 3:00am PST
lot of english i bet. >> they are doing it because they want to better serve the client so they know what turns the client on and, also, so they are making the right amount of money so they can tell the client exactly how much money they have to pay in english. >> that's in important. >> another day, another possibility of the celebrity running for the open massachusetts senate seat urging singer james taylor to seek john taylor's soon to be vacant seat. he has not public delispoken about the opportunity. ben afleck was recently room ordered to be considered to go for the seat but he has beensaid that he will not. >> i have seen fire and i have seen rain. i have seen sunny days that i thought would never end. >> thank you dan. >> on our conversation about the strippers, we got a comment from the current chat room. lost views has, maybe on the bottom of their shoes which are occasionally up in the air anyway. >> that's a good one. >> excellent point. >> that's definitely a good one. well, dan, thank you very much. >> you got it. >> i got your name wrong before. >> i get dan and b
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Jan 14, 2013 3:00am PST
don't want to bet your house on the outcome, but i would say that the likely they are not going to be able to get an assault weapons ban. >> after newtown and whatever aurora, colorado? no assault weapons ban? >> you have to understand the nra leadership they are in the gun-selling business? >> they represent the gun manufacturers? >> represent the gun manufacturers and part of those sales, a big part of that market is trying to appeal to the people who by the way, may already have 10 ak-47s. >> we see the spike in gun sales that's been so reported. >> that's what a lot of these sales are. people who already are heavenly armed and now they are going to be more heavily armed. it's a bad financial decision for their household probably to advance that much. it's great for public safety. >> that's important to know. the percentage of american house homicide that have guns has declined greatly over the past number of years and even when we see this spike in sales, it doesn't show an increase with that. >> you still believe and make sure i understand in this political climate an assault wea
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Jan 25, 2013 3:00am PST
future, you bet. you can find out more about their good work at uwua.net. a little breaking news the white house announcing that this afternoon, president obama is going to sit down with secretary of state hillary clinton for an interview with steve kroft of cbs news that will air sunday night on 60 minutes. it's very unusual. it's for the president and the secretary of state to give an interview together. the first time the president has set done for an interview with anybody, not even with the vice president. sitting down for a joint interview with secretary clinton. i am sure they will cover a lot of the national security issues. he will be asked about benghazi, about the situation in northern africa and hillaryses tenure. >> it's clear he likes doing interviews with steve kroft. >> yes. >> he has done more with him than anybody else. i am not sure what the number is. >> bill: yeah. on a national level certainly. so that should be interesting to watch. you know i was disappointed today in -- the figure buster we thought we were going to see reform of the filibuster this year. we k
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Jan 30, 2013 3:00am PST
. you bet. you can find out more about their good work at nea.org. so, last week, it was lance armstrong. this week, it is a-rod. five others in the -- in major league baseball. what's going on? of course, lance admitted it. a-rod. >> i'm sorry. performancence hansing drugs >> bill: joined on the news line by a sports blogger for the washington post, cindy borin. hey, isn't he. good morning? >> good morning >> bill: a-rod has been do down this road before. >> arod arod, if you are the yankees, maybe this is the way they end up cutting their ties to him on this hideous contract that's been nothing but an albatross to them. it hasn't worked out well. he is recovering from hip surge. he may not be able to play at all. he is a already, you know, 36, 37 years old. it kind of looks like the end of the road for him. anyway the miami new times has reported he was linked to a company called biogenesis in florida and he was obtaining human growth hormone and other peds, performance enhancing drugs through them. now, it was also somewhat troubling on a local note that gonzalez, a star pit
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Jan 2, 2013 3:00am PST
: hey, you bet. eliot spitzer joining us in the next segment of the show. eliot spitzer post of "viewpoint" on current tv, of course. thirty-three minutes after the hour. it is the "full court press" this wednesday morning. welcome back everybody who is just joining us. we did not go over the cliff after all. the house finally went along with the compromise bill that passed the senate early on new year's day, 2:00 am about 11:00 pm last night. president obama said he would sign the bill before he hops on air force one and went back to hawaii to join his family and round out his holiday vacation. what does this say about the united states congress? i mean the new congress has to be better than this old one. but we'll see if john boehner can survive as speaker after caving in on this deal. >> we're starting to get accounts of how this deal was made. a very interesting part of the story i think that political is reporting. harry reid and john boehner met, and john boehner greeted harry reid by saying -- he went full cheney -- he said go f yourself. harry reid responded what are you
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Jan 31, 2013 3:00am PST
, colorado has made good on his bet to the mayor of baltimore. sent a case of cowboy cut steaks, and put out a youtube video of himself doing the touchdown dance. >> you might hurt yourself doing a ray lewis dance. >> yes but he did it. and the pornography community is praying today -- >> bill: the pornography community does not pray. >> the world's most famous porn star who has starred in over 2,000 films ron jeremy drove himself to the hospital with chest pains. >> bill: how many porn films, has he -- >> over 2,000. >> bill: wow, i only starred in one -- >> that's a long story. >> bill: my last day i'll tell that story. >> the floor is yours. >> bill: yes, on immigration reform as i was saying -- i think the plans are finally aligned to do something about immigration reform. president obama taking the lead of course, talking about it in his inaugural address. you know he is going to talk about it in the state of the union as well. and then the gang of eight on the -- in the united states senate, four republicans and four democrats coming forward with their outline of the legislation that t
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Jan 11, 2013 3:00am PST
months of work. >> bill: you know what? i'll bet you simon cowell is still making a ton of money on that show. >> i know he is. i'm sure he is. but what a bust that turned out to be. i actually tried to watch some of that show when it first came on and the budget for it must be amazing. because it is a big flashy show. the fact that they just threw $15 million to britney spears to do nothing? >> sit at a table and speak her mind. wild. ever buy too much food and not eat it and then let it go to waste? happens far too often. a new study by the london institute of mechanical engineers finds that up to one half of the world's food goes uneaten. the study finds that two billion of the four billion metric tons of food produced in the world each year goes to waste because of irresponsible retailer and consumer behavior and inadequate infrastructure. in the u.s. and other developed nations, most of the waste is on the consumer end. >> bill: you know, i'm not surprised at that. >> that's a lot of food! >> bill: you see people buying stuff at the market, just loading stuff up and taking all
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Jan 28, 2013 3:00am PST
approach. round them all up and send them back. 866-55-press. i bet you we are going to hear that. i am not sure this is even with these four republicans going to make it. >> peter: remember, it was this last election cycle that we were talking about self-deportation. the republican candidate >> bill: that was romney's solution. >> peter: making life so terrible for immigrants here that they would leave on their own. >> bill: they would all leave as if. right? >> peter: people are talking about this online in twitter and in the chat room. first on twitter @bpshow. the g.o.p. helping with immigration for votes, not because it's the right thing to do. >> bill: absolutely s >> peter: auria says republicans are insane. they try to repeal policies that don't work. in the chat room durpt.com/billpress, joyce says having a pathway to citizenship is what we stand for. >> bill: yeah. it's just, i mean, i don't know how you can debate it that people who have been here 10, 15, 20 years, raised their families, their kids in school, they've got jobs they are paying taxes. right? they are members of
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Jan 8, 2013 3:00am PST
willing to bet the farm that the employees of aig this insurance company, were not union workers. you don't know what the hell you're talking about. and by the way, at the time, aig gobbled up that $182 billion. they begged for it. >> they were asking for the money. >> bill: they were on the phone to bush. they were on the phone to the treasury secretary at the time. they wanted that money. they took it. they ran with it. they got back on their feet. thank you america. bill's calling from -- why is there such uninformed idiots out there? go back to bed archie. bill calling from chicago. what do you say? >> caller: bill, i gotta quick laugh after what he said there. the comment i have -- >> bill: always the unions. >> caller: blame them for everything. they're the fault of everything. i was a member of afscme for years and have a great pension. i don't complain about it at all. >> bill: great union. good for you. >> caller: the thick is auto industry got bailed out as well as aig. auto industry is paying back. they did pay back part of the loan. what is the matter with aig paying back
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Jan 16, 2013 3:00am PST
scout cooly? >> i can't imagine it. >> i bet years. don't you think? marketing? >> i would imagine. >> all over new jersey, all of those smoke stacks where they make the flavors, work in over drive. >> i will be in the ground for a long time before any girl scott cookie comes along that can top the tag-along. >> not a thin mint person? >> no. i will do a thin mint. don't get me wrong. i will roll up on a thin mint but a tag-along, the undisputed king of girl scout cookie. >> the big news the latest on the girl scout cookies. enough, enough, enough yesterday. we will be talking in a second hear about what president obama might be proposing today but we did see new york state acting, the first state in the nation in the wake of the newtown tragedy under the leadership of andrew cuomo, the state senate two days ago, republican state senate passed 43 to 18. the state assembly followed yesterday and the governor was ready to sign it and said we got the job done. >> we saw, we learned, we responded, and we acted, and we are doing something about it. we are not victims. >> boom, boom boom
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Jan 24, 2013 3:00am PST
benghazi. fiscal clifford tweeted us and said i bet most of these republicans yesterday couldn't find benghazi on a map. we talked about the inauguration and barack obama's inauguration speech. tina herald says if obama's inaugural address is progressive, then so is america's public opinions since they agree with most of his points. on the women in combat, a very interesting comment tammy duckworth who is recently elected to congress and lost her legs in the war she says i didn't lose my legs in a bar fight. i'm pretty sure it was in combat. on whether or not women are ready to actually serve in combat. and couple of people on twitter at bpshow tweeted us. maggie says we've been serving alongside male counter parts for years. we may be recognized for combat service and compete for commands. again, we're tweeting at bpshow. >> bill: is it more money for combat duty? >> i think there is a premium. i think so. certainly, you get more money if you move up in the ranks which is most important career ladder -- that's the resume punch you need. so even if you -- yes. that's what you need bot
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Jan 7, 2013 3:00am PST
-- if i was a betting man, my money would be on alabama but jordan, you could be right. notre dame fighting irish could be the big one here. >> bill says he is leaning towards notre dame because they have touchdown jesus which i respond by saying god coaches the alabama crimson tide. >> i do think it's going to be a great game, guys. >> i do, too. i don't think it's going to be as close or as of a blowout as some sportswriters say. tide going to blow them out? >> jordan thank you for being on the bill press show. >> we will be right back on the bill press show after this break. don't go anywhere. [ music ] >> heard around the country, and seen on current tv this is "the bill press show." @Ñhd armed with the facts, and the arguments to feel confident in their positions. i want them to have the data and i want them to about telling them, you're put on this planet for something more. i want this show to have an impact beyond just informing. an impact that gets people to take action themselves. as a human being, that's really important. this is not just a spectator sport. >> chuck hag
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Jan 22, 2013 3:00am PST
bet. for more information, you can go to their web site under president tom buffenbarger. go iam.org. out there following the inaugural ceremony yesterday particularly the president's speech with a whole slew of articles about the different themes that he hit, of course, our friends at think progress. the deputy editor of think progress igor volsky here for his tuesday appearance on the "full court press." >> good morning, good morning. >> bill: good to see you. i know you had to get up early to come here this morning but not as early as did you to go to the inaugural ceremony. >> waking up at 3:00, getting there at 4:00 and being in my seat by 7:00. it was all worth it. >> that's a long time to wait, man. >> what did you do from 7:00 to 11:55? >> a lot of words with friends listened to sirius as i do. a lot of dancing also to keep warm because it was a little chilly. not as chilly as today but it was still kind of cold. >> bill: with the ceremony yesterday, the sun went down and you would think it would like warm up. no, it kept getting colder and colder. by the end of the c
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